Tuesday 04 August 2020 -
17:30 to 18:30

Do you want to specialise in Computer Sciences: AI, Cyber Security or Big Data?

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed greater emphasis on the need for specialisations in Computer Sciences. How can students best prepare and choose the right fields within Computer Sciences?

The British Council is delighted to invite all prospective students and parents to join the Study UK East Asia Webinar Connect on Tuesday, 04 August 2020. Academics from University of Bath, University of East Anglia and University of Southampton will share information on ‘Computer Science degrees: specialisations and skills for careers in AI, Cyber Security, Big Data’; they will discuss new courses, cutting edge industry trends and guidance on how to plan for career paths in Computer Sciences. There will be a Q/A session after the presentation and all speakers will be answering questions from the audience. 

Register now to explore Computer Science degree programmes at UK!

Computer Science degrees: specialisations and skills for careers in AI, Cyber Security, Big Data
Date: Tuesday, 04 August 2020
Time: 17.30 – 18.30 WIB (Western Indonesia Time)
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Presenters’ Profiles 

Dr Alan Hayes
Director of Teaching in the Department of Computer Science
University of Bath

Dr Hayes has worked as a software engineer and is a Fellow of the British Computer Society and a Chartered Information Technology Professional. He holds a number of accolades in recognition of his excellence in Learning and Teaching, including a National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy, the University of Bath’s prize for Leadership in Learning and Teaching, and an invitation by the Australian government to be an international member of a reference group for Learning and Teaching.

Dr Richard Harvey 
Professor of Computer Science at UEA
Academic Director for Admissions and the Academic Director of Internationalisation.
University of East Anglia

Dr Harvey specialises in in solving problems in AI and Computer Vision and Signal Processing. He has taught and supervised countless students to help them in achieving their goals at UEA’s School of Computing Science. Recently he has been focusing on visual speech recognition technology, which could help people with hearing and speech impairments as well as help with fighting crime.

Dr Harvey holds several posts in the Vice-Chancellor’s office. He has also acted as a consultant for several international companies as an Executive and Non-Executive Director including the start-up sector.

Dr. Leonardo Aniello 
Lecturer in Cyber Security
University of Southampton

Dr Aniello is also a member of the Cyber Security Research Group. He obtained a Ph.D. in Engineering in Computer Science in 2014 from "La Sapienza" University of Rome, with a thesis about techniques for processing Big Data in large-scale environments by adopting a collaborative approach, and with the aim of improving the timeliness of the elaboration. His research studies are currently focused on cyber security aspects, including malware analysis, blockchain-based systems, IoT security analysis, cyber threat intelligence and privacy-preserving data sharing. Leonardo is author of more than 30 papers about these topics, published in international conferences, workshops, journals and books.